Twelve Inspiring Quotes by Stevie Wonder

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In our post today, we will share twelve inspiring quotes by Stevie Wonder, the American Singer and musician. As a child prodigy, he is credited as a pioneer in several music genres, including pop, soul, funk, and jazz. He was also a pioneer in the use of synthesizers and electronic instruments in R&B. With a career spanning six decades, he is one of the world’s best-selling artists with over 100 million sales worldwide. Stevie Wonder has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. We hope these specially selected Stevie Wonder quotes inspire you, our dear readers, to reach for the stars.

Stevland Hardaway Morris, best known by his state name of Stevie Wonder was born on May 13th, 1950. Born six weeks premature, he became blind shortly after his birth. Despite his disadvantage, he learnt to play the piano, after which he was signed by Motown when he was 11. He was the youngest artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 at only 13 years with his single titled “Fingertips”. His other music hit songs include “Superstition”, “You Are the Sunshine of My Life”, “Living for the City”, etc.

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In the next section, we will share five interesting things about Stevie Wonder you probably didn’t know. We will then go on to share seven Stevie Wonder quotes on Love. We will then conclude with a section with twelve inspiring quotes by Stevie Wonder.

Five Interesting Facts about Stevie Wonder

Here are five interesting facts about Stevie Wonder you probably didn’t know:

  1. Born six weeks premature, Stevie’s blindness was caused by the oxygen-rich atmosphere in the incubator he was placed in while premature. It is a medical condition known as Retinopathy of Prematurity, or Terry Syndrome.
  2. At 13, he became the youngest artist to have a song, reach No.1 on the Billboard Top 100.
  3. In 1973, he was in a serious car accident that left him in a coma for four days. This caused him to temporarily lose his sense of smell and taste. Despite his health issues, he continued to perform and raised significant funds for a University Scholarship Fund during that time.
  4. Stevie is the only artist to win the Grammy for Album of the Year three consecutive years times. In addition, he has won 25 Grammy Awards.
  5. In 1980, Stevie Wonder strongly advocated for Martin Luther King’s birthday to be declared a federal holiday. The holiday was signed into law in 1983 but was not observed by all 50 States until 2000.

Are there other interesting facts about Stevie Wonder that we have not mentioned here? Feel free to leave us a comment with those facts.

Seven Stevie Wonder Quotes on Love

During his career, Stevie Wonder wrote a lot of love songs. Here are some of his best quotes on love:

  1. Use your heart to love somebody. And if your heart is big enough, use your heart to love everybody.
  2. Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love, and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
  3. I’m a work in progress, but if I know in my heart that I’m doing my best, that my heart’s in the right place, that I have unconditional love, I feel okay.
  4. We all know that love is truly the key. Anyone who tries to make anyone think that things of destruction have anything to do with God or Allah, they’re a liar.
  5. Did you know that true love asks for nothing? Her acceptance is the way we pay.
  6. What I’m not confused about is the world needing much more love, no hate, no prejudice, no bigotry and more unity, peace and understanding. Period.
  7. Change your words into truths and then change that truth into LOVE…
Twelve Inspiring Quotes by Stevie Wonder

Here are twelve more inspiring quotes by Stevie Wonder. We hope you find them as inspiring as we did;

  1. If we begin to stop spewing the negative and really move into using our voices and our pens and our abilities that we have to reach millions of people to the positive, we can make a difference in the world.
  2. Hold onto your dreams because they’re always worth having. Hold on to your dreams till the day your life is said and done.
  3. This is like one thing that I’ve tried to do, and I think successfully, that when you realize that nothing really belongs to you, you begin to appreciate having an understanding of just where your head is at, and you feel so much better.
  4. Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
  5. Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!
  6. We’re stuck in fear and in not wanting to cross that most important bridge of understanding that we’re more alike or not. We all cry, we all laugh.
  7. We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
  8. I’ve always asked to be able to speak and write about injustice and to do it in a way that would encourage people to make things better for everyone.
  9. You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations.
  10. All I ever wanted to do was music, and all I’ve ever asked, as I’ve gotten to know and discover the world more, is that God would use me in any way to encourage and inspire love and inspire people to bring and give love to each other.
  11. When you’re moving in the positive, your destination is the brightest star.
  12. I am what I am. I love me! And I don’t mean that egotistically – I love that God has allowed me to take whatever it was that I had and to make something out of it.

Which of these twelve inspiring quotes by Stevie Wonder did you find most inspiring? We especially loved the eleventh quote about how when you’re moving in the positive, your destination is the brightest star. Feel free to leave us your favorite Stevie Wonder quote below or on social media. As always, we would love to hear from you.

Today’s Funny Quote

Twelve Inspiring Quotes by Stevie Wonder

Our funny quote for today is by Mark Twain, the American Writer and Humorist. He said:

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.

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